United States California San Francisco


A historic saloon celebrated for its craft cocktails, extensive whiskey selection, and vibrant mixology scene.
  • 3200 16th Street

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Elixir is not only an essential ingredient found in many of the artisanal cocktails at San Francisco's cozy bars, but it's also the name of one of the city's most cherished watering holes. Nestled in the vibrant Mission District, Elixir Cocktail Bar is celebrated for its convivial atmosphere, historical charm, and extensive selection of high-quality spirits that serve as the base for its innovative and classic concoctions. This saloon-style bar, established in 1858, is a favorite haunt for both locals and visitors looking to savor expertly crafted drinks in a warm and inviting setting.

seeker 7 months ago

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  • Cozy cocktail bars in San Francisco

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    Nestled in the bustling streets of San Francisco, a city known for its iconic Golden Gate Bridge and historic cable cars, there lies a trove of intimate spots perfect for those nights when you're craving a well-crafted cocktail in a snug atmosphere. Whether you're a local or just passing through, this dynamic city doesn't just boast fantastic eateries and stunning vistas—it also plays host to some of the coziest cocktail bars you could wish for. From hidden speakeasies to warm, dimly-lit lounges, each with its own unique charm and an array of concoctions that could warm even the foggiest of San Francisco evenings, there's a delightful spot waiting to become your next favorite. So, let's lift the veil on some of these inviting havens where the drinks are as enchanting as the ambiance they're served in.